Purpose of the position
To manage Bank’s liquidity position as well as all (structural) interest rate and foreign exchange risks naturally inherent in the banking business with the aim of maximizing the return while staying in compliance with all internal and regulatory limits.
To support Global Markets with handling all aspects of Financial Institutions relations. This includes credit analysis across the Bank’s new counterparties and transactions as well as ongoing credit review of an existing portfolio of counterparties to ensure that those are consistent with the bank’s credit policies and risk appetite.
To assume responsibility for sales of all GM products (including forex, equity and bonds brokerage and, going forward, derivatives) to clients and execution / hedging client trades in the market.
On the sales side, this includes responsibilities for marketing, negotiation, documentation, delivery of products and client reporting as well as product profitability, business growth, external interface, communication with other business units and new product development.
On the execution side, this includes responsibilities for hedging client trades in the market, booking them and reviewing relevant documents and confirmations.
Asset and Liabilities Management
Nostro accounts, money market and HQLA portfolio management necessary for liquidity purposes;
Handling implementation of the medium / long-term funding plan by raising long-term funding in the capital markets and enhancing product offer to deposit customers;
Administration of fund transfer pricing mechanism, distribution of liquidity among business lines, proposing maximum deposit rates to ALCO;
Execution of forex and derivatives transactions necessary for (structural) market risk management;
Managing FX position arising from retail-size customer deals, quoting standard FX spreads;
Ongoing monitoring of liquidity and (structural) market risk exposures to ensure they are in line with risk limits and regulation, preparation of liquidity forecasts;
Reporting to ALCO on market developments and position performance; preparing, in cooperation with other departments, proposals on optimization of the Bank asset / liability structure in respect of liquidity and market risk profile for ALCO;
advising ALCO on relevant policies and procedures;
Maintain up to date knowledge & understanding of liquidity & market risks management standards & regulations and applying these standards within the Bank.
Financial Institutions Coverage
Managing relations with financial service providers, in particular with the aim of acquiring lines and limits;
Managing the credit approval process for counterparties;
Providing written analyses, reviews and presentations on counterparty credit exposures to management;
Managing KYC process for FI counterparties;
Negotiating framework agreements (ISDA / CSA, GMRA) and, in particular, respective credit terms;
Handling information requests from FI counterparties;
In cooperation with Risk Management identify risks and make recommendations on policies, guidelines and limits to ensure sound credit risk management of counterparties / service providers;
Maintain up to date knowledge & understanding of FI credit risk management standards and applying these standards within the Bank.
Sales and Execution
Accommodating and hedging / executing client FX and securities orders
Marketing products to clients
Developing new products
Supervising Treasury staff, setting objectives, monitoring & encouraging performance & achievement of their goals;
Skills and experience
Minimum 7 years of experience in a dealing room;
Strong interpersonal skills and high level of maturity to manage interaction with different business units in the Bank and with external counterparties;
Strong analytical and communication skills;
Extensive treasury, markets and risk management experience, with a thorough understanding of FX, money markets, fixed income and derivative products;
Goal oriented personality with ability to work under pressure;
Fluent in English, knowledge of Russian and French languages is an advantage;
Familiar with Basel framework, relevant EU regulation (CRD IV, CRR, MIFID) and accounting concepts (IFRS, Lux GAAP);
Knowledge of MS Office, Bloomberg and Reuters;